Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) carry out motorcycle tests, approve people to be motorcycle instructors and MOT testers, carry out tests to make sure lorries and busses are safe to drive, carry out roadside checks on motorcycle riders and vehicles, and monitor vehicle recalls.
Through the work of the DVSA and other motoring organisations, the UK is acknowledged as being amongst the best in the world for road and motorcycle safety. As with the philosophy of VideoBiker, the DVSA constantly strives to improve this position by reducing motorcycle accident related deaths and serious injuries.
DVSA motorcycle updates
The Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS) was launched in 2008 The Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS) was launched by the DSA (now the DVSA) in 2008. ERS is intended to enhance road safety and riding skills for newly qualified riders, those returning to riding after a long period away, plus riders moving up to larger capacity/more powerful […]
Change & further consultation planned for the training sector Whilst change is slow, consultative and evidence based – it seems that 2018 will welcome an inevitable overhaul to several key aspects of the motorcycle training sector. DVSA plans are underwritten by their ‘Improving moped and motorcycle training’ consultation, that concluded on the 17th February 2017 […]
The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) have announced that following a period of formal evaluation, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have officially endorsed the Motorcycle Industry Accreditation Centre’s (MCIAC) ATB Managers Course. Via four modules (designed for ATB owners), the course covers the following: Delivering professional customer services Managing team performance Business administration Information […]
This short video explains how to complete and pass the DVSA hazard perception test. All of the videos in the hazard perception test have at least one ‘developing hazard’ and one of the video clips has two. During the hazard perception test, participants should click the mouse button when they see a developing hazard. A […]